From coldwave revival to post-hardcore tinged industrial rock, The Soft Moon – aka Luis Vasquez – has definitively gone nu-goth … More
For the most part, Six Archetypes is a collection of dreary soundscapes with industrial and synthpop inflections. Soho Rezanejad is … More
In honour of Mark E. Smith. In plain English, as he’d want it.
Twee pop is effectively on life support – from the burgeoning popularity and musical success of nu twee act Alvvays’ … More
Reverb is the death of songwriting. The guitar work is simplistic (slick reverb heavy riffs repeated ad nauseam), the drums … More
This is music for mushrooms. Warm, damp, and dark textures echo throughout the tracks – it is disgustingly organic.
Wire, Hüsker Du, The Replacements, Pere Ubu, and, above all, The Fall are the inspirations for these indie darlings who … More
SSE Hydro, 27/09 Nick Cave is a more of a myth than a man, the peak of the gothic movement … More
Tom McGuire mostly comes through with lo-fi and atmospheric, soulful, bluesy folk ballads with some oddballs thrown in. ‘Untitled’ is … More
Bland revivalism. Generally, this attempt to recapture the compositions and sounds of the darker side of new wave is just … More